Islamabad Policy Research Institute
Informing Policy & Driving Change
The Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) is one of the oldest independent, non-partisan think-tanks on all facets of “National Security” including international relations, peace, security and defense, and human security in Pakistan. Founded in 1999, IPRI is housed at the National Security Division (NSD), Government of Pakistan. It exemplifies two decades of rigorous and timely analysis of crucial strategic agendas and intergovernmental processes that influence national and regional policy community.
Recognised for its objectivity and policy relevance, IPRI’s publications offer current, up-to-date and high quality research in the form of authoritative journals, books and monographs. The Institute’s events vary from seminars on current international and national affairs to large-scale international conferences that attract renowned leaders, academics and policymakers from all over the world.
In order to foster goodwill and North-South and South-South communication of cultures and ideas, IPRI also supports academic exchange programmes between regional and international researchers and think-tanks.
To spearhead a qualitative change in research and policy industry through data, innovation and technology.
To inform policy and drive change through research and dialogue on topics of contemporary relevance across all facets of National Security.